Gas leak at airport puts planes on alert

August 9, 2007 With silvery vapors rising into the air, a roaring natural gas leak at the Batesville Regional Airport Wednesday morning was not considered a threat to terminal operations; however, incoming planes we

News of Other Days

August 9, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 19, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Training days

August 9, 2007 Sitting on the concrete floor with a M2 .50 caliber machine gun between his legs, Chris Malenski talks with other soldiers about the weapon’s capabilities. 

Items pour in for live auction

August 9, 2007 Laser therapy. Hay bales. Jewelry. Furniture and home accessories. Frozen chicken tenders. And even a registered Boston terrier.

Troopers cite hundreds

August 9, 2007 A total of 381 citations were issued in Independence County after members of the Arkansas State Police worked the county during a four-day stretch.

Drug related theft leads to arrest of local man

August 8, 2007 Felony charges have been filed against a Batesville man who allegedly stole a purse and laptop computer in a drug-related incident, according to a court affidavit filed by Independence County Sheriff&